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On Campus Resources

Boston College is committed to providing support and assistance to victims as well as taking active measures to help ensure the physical and emotional well-being of survivors/victims. A number of University offices are available to assist a survivor of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or sexual misconduct. 


MEDICAL EVALUATION

University Health Services: (617) 552-3227, Cushing Hall First Floor, www.bc.edu/uhs
Medical personnel are available 24 hours a day

Basic medical treatment
STI/STD testing and treatment
Please note that Plan B and evidence collection are not available

Click here for a listing of external medical resources.


 

COUNSELING AND SUPPORT

  • SANet at (617) 552-2211
    The Sexual Assault Network (SANet), a 24-hour/seven-days-a-week hotline staffed by trained advocates provides resources and supports the survivor or friend of the survivor as they embark on the healing process.

  • University Counseling Services: (617) 552-3310 (day); (617) 552-3227(nights and weekends), Gasson 001
    Professional and confidential counseling available; psychologist on call 24 hours a day. Counseling available to survivors and friends of survivors

  • Women’s Resource Center: (617) 552-3489, McElroy 141, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., www.bc.edu/wrc
    Contact: Katie Dalton 617-552-6919 daltonka@bc.edu
    The Women's Resource Center is open to all students (male and female), faculty, and staff, and offers a comfortable atmosphere to seek information about partner violence, sexual assault, etc.

    Find individual peer support or group support through HEAL (Heal, Empowerment, Acceptance, Listening). Participate in programming (CARE Week)

  • HEAL Survivor Support Group: information available through the WRC, (617) 552-3489, www.bc.edu/wrc
    Contact: Katie Dalton (617) 552-6919 daltonka@bc.edu
    Closed support group run by a trauma specialist
    Opens to new participants twice per semester

  • Office of the Dean of Students: (617) 552-3470, Maloney Hall 212
    Contact: Kristen O'Driscoll kristen.odriscoll@bc.edu
    Offers information about the internal disciplinary system as well as guidance, support, information, and referrals

  • Administrator On-Call: available through SANet or BCPD
    stay away orders and any other immediate university concerns

  • Campus Ministry: (617) 552-3475, McElroy 233
    Offers pastoral counseling and spiritual direction to survivors and friends
    SANet’s current liaisons are Rick Rossi (617) 552-6592, richard.rossi@bc.edu) and Tammy Liddell (617) 552-3170, tamara.liddell@bc.edu)

  • Harassment Counselor:
    Linda Riley, (617) 552-4714, linda.riley@bc.edu
    Can answer questions confidentially and discuss possible options for stopping an offensive situation or preventing one from forming
    www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/harassment